Oliver Walker

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Oli Walker is a dedicated television production specialist and freelance camera operator/cinematographer. His passion for television leads on the TV pathway within Film, Television & Radio making use of the HD television studios and offering students the opportunity to develop, film and produce television content drawing upon his many years of experience in the in the industry.

He has worked on productions for ITV as a motorsports cameraman and was director of photography for a BAFTA qualifying short film which won an award at the British Independent Film Festival (2019). He worked on the feature film 'Running Naked as director of photography, which is available to stream on major platforms and theatres.

He has shot multiple music videos for signed artists, and is working on a number of external projects including feature films and short narrative based productions.

Professional memberships and activities

  • Member of the British Society of Cinematographers
  • Member the Hurlbet Academy
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Prince 2 Certificate - Project Management

Academic qualifications

  • Certificate of Academic Professional Apprenticeship
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • BSc Hons Film Production Technology
  • PgCEHPE

Expertise

  • Cinematography
  • Television Production
  • Camera Technology

Research interests

  • Camera Technology
  • Lighting Technology
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